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New Premium Economy for Qantas Qantas has revealed its next generation Premium Economy seat, which will debut on the airline's fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

Pitch is the industry standard 38 inches, and a recline of 9.5 inches, but width is only 20 inches.

The seat also has a 'lazy Z' position which supports most parts of your body and has a netting basket for your feet.

South African new A330 Business Class South African Airways has taken delivery of the first of its new fleet of A330-300 aircraft.

There are 46 brand new business class lie flat seats.

The design is inspired by traditional African crafts, textiles, basket weaving and furniture.

United Airlines Polaris Boeing 777-300ER flies United Airlines first Boeing 777-300ER featuring the United Polaris all-aisle access, lie-flat seat, is about to start on commercial routes.

This marks the first time the new cabin United's Polaris revamp has flown.

There are also new meals, and better IFE.

Iberia Premium Economy ready to be fitted The Spanish Airline Iberia has started to retrofit it's Airbus A330-300 and A340-600 aircraft with Premium Economy.

The seat will be wider than the current economy seat at 19 inches, and seat pitch will be 37 inches.

Seatback TV screens will be 12 inches compared to 9 inches in Economy Class.

Delta Premium Economy cabin flies Delta Air Lines will add an upgraded premium-economy cabin.

The seats are very standard, offering 38 inches of seat pitch and are 19 inches wide.

The new Delta product will offer Alessi branded plated meals and complimentary alcoholic drinks.

British Airways makes seats smaller on Boeing 777
Each economy row will have ten seats rather than the current nine for Boeing 777 at LGW.
Qantas 787 Business and Economy seats revealed
Seat pitch increased to 32 inches, but with nine seats abreast.
Revamp of Virgin Australia Business Class continues
Virgin Australia has welcomed back the fourth of its refitted longhaul widebody Boeing 777 aircraft.
Emirates launch new Business Class seats
Emirates has unveiled its new business class seat, however it is decidedly retro with no aisle access.
American Airlines premium economy launches
American Airlines will add premium economy class to most of its international aircraft from late 2016.
Hawaiian Airlines upgrades A330 business class
Hawaiian Airlines will upgrade its Airbus A330 business class seats to a fully flat seats.
American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER continues roll out
American Airlines are continuing to extend the number of routes flown by its flagship Boeing 777-300ER.
New First on BA 787 the stuff of dreams
British Airways have given a tantalising glimpse of the new Boeing 787 First Class cabin.
Finnair A350 with new Business Class
Finnair becomes the first European airline to fly the A350.

The new Finnair Business Class has 46 seats in a 1-2-1 herringbone layout.

New KLM 787 Business Class seats
The Zodiac seat is similar to Air France and Cathay Pacific's Cirrus seat, lie-flat seat at an angle.
New airline seat design flips backwards
Zodiac has patented a new design of airline seat, with the middle seat facing backwards.
New Swiss Boeing 777 Business and First class cabins
Swiss new Business and First Class cabins on the Boeing 777-300ERs will be revamped, with larger flat bed seats
New Business Class for Polish airline LOT
LOT's Boeing 787 new Business Class cabin has 18 Aura fully flat bed seats.
Emirates downgrades A380 to two class
Emirates are to abandon the First Class cabin on a number of the airlines new Airbus A380.
Finnair A350 shows new business cabin
The new Business Class seat reclines to a 2 meter long bed. There is direct aisle access, two tables, and a 16 inch TV screen.
Virgin Australia set to wow with new business class cabin
Business Class on Virgin Australia comes in a 1-2-1 layout, and with a new stand up bar.
JAL 787 cuts seats, starts Osaka-Los Angeles
JAL create the most spacious twin aisle aircraft flying, by removing seats to give passengers more space.
American Airlines launch 787 Business Class
The new American Airlines 787 will fly from Dallas in May. Business Class seats are in a 1-2-1 configuration, with half the seats facing backwards.
SAS launch new Business Class
SAS' new Business Class seats feature fully flat seats, 196 cm long, and an on-demand entertainment system with large HD screens.

Singapore Airlines Premium Economy launched
Singapore Airlines new Premium Economy has a pitch of 38 inches, and a width of 19 inches.
Qatar A350 has new Business Class seats
The new Qatar Airways A350 features a new Business Class seat, and is now in service between Doha and Frankfurt.
Inaugural Etihad A380 with inflight bar & showers
Etihad Airways is now flying the Airbus A380 from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow.
Lufthansa to launch premium economy
Lufthansa rolls out premium economy on Boeing 747-8s, which offer an extra 50% more legroom over standard economy.
Thomson Airways unveils new cabin concept
Railway bench and table seating a feature of Thomson Airways new aircraft cabin concept
Brand new seats for British Airways
British Airways unveils new cabin interior for European flights
Singapore Airlines revamps Business Class seat
Singapore Airlines has launched a new business class seats, which gives a fully flat bed.

Laid out in the Boeing 777 cabin in a 1-2-1 layout the 28 inch wide seat converts to a 78 inch long flat bed.

Turkish Airlines axe Premium Economy
Turkish Airlines is to remove its premium economy product from its fleet of B777-300ERs. New aircraft will be two class only.
Cathay Pacific launch premium economy & economy seats
Cathay Pacific has launched its new premium economy product, with a larger seat.
Turkish Airlines launches premium economy
Turkish Airlines Premium Economy finally arrives. Called comfort Class, it features a 46 inch pitch.
Premium Economy for Delta
The seats give 4 inches more pitch, and the recline increases from 20 degrees to 30 degrees, or an extra 50%.
New Business Class JAL Sky Recliner seat
JAL Sky Recliner arrives when it receives four new Boeing 767-300ER aircraft
Cathay Pacific: new business class seats
A Side Cabinet and Shoe Locker provide secure storage for small valuables and shoes
New Iberia Business Class seat
There is a slightly better seat and a handheld video console
New British Airways premium economy & economy seats & in flight entertainment
British Airways are revamping the seats at the back of the plane
Flat beds in Business for Finnair A330
Business class on the new Finnair A330 has a innovative style of seat
Air New Zealand axe business class trans-Tasman
Air New Zealand is to remove business class seats from most of its aircraft
Qantas strip out First Class
Nine of its Boeing 747-400 planes will be fitted with the business class flatbed seats
British Airways revamps First Class
British Airways has launched its first plane with a new First Class cabin
Flat Beds in economy for Air New Zealand
It is called the 'Skycouch', and comes in a specially designed row of three seats
Bigger seats for Iberia
Iberia have finally given in to the inevitable, and turned it's existing business class seats into fully flat beds.
Seat Changes at British Airways
British Airways passengers will have to pay to choose their seats before they travel.
Turkish put on First Class trans-Europe
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